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National academies plan assault on predatory journals Project aims to map global impact of bad practices in publishing and scale-up interventions Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL alumna selected for the new Lancet COVID-19 Commission Ozge Karadag Caman is member of the commission’s Secretariat Announcing Institution
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Ghana during COVID-19 : Reflections on Social Capital in Community Participation Read a blog post by IAP YPL Alumna Mary Eyram Ashinyo on BMJ Global Health Announcing Institution
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Nicaragua's COVID-19 crisis demands a response Read this letter to Science Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) lands on LinkedIn Follow the global network of science, engineering and medical academies Announcing Institution
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OeAW's Prize Question 2020: What can science achieve during pandemics? Win up to €12.000 by answering this question Announcing Institution
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A success for the first IAP YPL COVID-19 Global Ward Round Participants included fellow IAP alumni as well as other interested participants from Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe Announcing Institution
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Launch of the Sustainable Health Equity Movement Watch the video recording of the webinar Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 recovery must be green, says world academies network Science can ensure social equity, health, and economic benefits Announcing Institution
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External review of the draft scoping report for the IPBES transformative change assessment now live The draft scoping report will be open for external review from 3 July to 28 August 2020 Announcing Institution
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Role of Academies: Addressing Global Social Challenges IAP's panel at the WAAS-UNOG e-conference 'Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership' took place on 18 June 2020 Announcing Institution
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TWAS, IAP and ISC initiate new project for displaced scientists This new project will develop proposals for a coordinated response to support researchers who are displaced by crises to stay on their feet and continue their careers Announcing Institution
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IAP joins the launch of the Global Sustainable Health Equity Movement Save the date: 2 July 2020, from 8:00-9:30am (New York time) - 2:00 to 3:30pm (Geneva Time) Announcing Institution
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AASSA Working Group on Climate Change and Health meets virtually Announcing Institution
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Communiqué on combatting structural racism and discrimination from the InterAcademy Partnership IAP stands in solidarity with those who are committed to bringing about not only justice, but lasting change Announcing Institution
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Regional Academy Networks continue work on Climate Change and Health Announcing Institution
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External review of the draft scoping report for the IPBES nexus assessment now live The external review will be open from 5 June 2020 to 31 July 2020 (8 weeks) Announcing Institution
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Challenges and potential in regenerative medicine: A joint report from EASAC and FEAM In a first-time report, the European Academies of Science (EASAC) and Medicine (FEAM) call upon European lawmakers to protect biomedical science from false claims. Announcing Institution
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News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Commentary on science-based European recovery post COVID-19, video interview on COVID-19 and Alternative Medicine, virtual Council Meeting, new President and "Packaging Plastics“ publication Announcing Institution
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It's time to improve our knowledge about the systemic nature of urban health Franz Gatzweiler featured in the latest IAP Urban Health video. Announcing Institution
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IAP celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity Discover our new infographic on the impact of neonicotinoids on biodiversity Announcing Institution
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Launch of new IAP project on predatory publishing Harnessing the world’s academies to combat predatory publishing practices Announcing Institution
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Unsustainability and Pandemics: Exploring the relationship and finding the crucial underlying factor Read the editorial by IAP YPL alumnus Paramdeep Singh on INGSA Announcing Institution
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Depei Liu appointed as IAP representative at the Steering Committee of the Urban Health and Wellbeing programme Suraj Bhattarai, Akinyinka Omigbodun, and Paulo Saldiva are the IAP experts selected for the programme’s Scientific Committee. Announcing Institution
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Open Letter to the UN: Health Inequity during the Pandemic: A Cry for Ethical Global Leadership IAP signed a letter to the UN about the escalating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic among already vulnerable and marginalized populations worldwide Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 Stimulus Measures Must Save Lives, Protect Livelihoods, and Safeguard Nature to Reduce the Risk of Future Pandemics A guest article by the three co-chairs of the IPBES Global Assessment Report, together with IPBES nexus assessment scoping expert Peter Daszak Announcing Institution
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Global Academy Network Condemns US decision to Halt WHO funding Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Any disruption to the WHO’s operating budget amidst the COVID-19 pandemic threatens its ability to perform its critical role of coordinating the international medical and scientific response to the virus Announcing Institution
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How are academies responding to COVID-19? Many IAP member academies around the world are playing their own part in national or regional initiatives Announcing Institution
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UNESCO Open Science online survey Scientists, publishers, science policy makers and anyone with experience and interest in Open Science can contribute to the global discussion Announcing Institution
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World academies call for global solidarity on COVID-19 pandemic The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) urges countries to collaborate, use and share science-based information, and help the developing world Announcing Institution
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Pan-Africanism: a new model of higher education internationalisation Read an article by IAP Africa Science Policy Fellow Shaheen Motala-Timol Announcing Institution
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Let’s celebrate the International Day of Forests IAP published a set of evidence-based measures aimed not only at protecting forests worldwide, but also fighting climate change Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders Alumna on Nature Medicine Tolu Oni's "Future-proofing health and health-proofing the future of cities" Announcing Institution
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IAP neonicotinoids report at the World Biodiversity Forum The conference included a session on Neonicotinoids and their impact on ecosystem services for agriculture and biodiversity in Africa Announcing Institution
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ASSAf Statement on the Implications of the Novel Coronavirus in South Africa The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) released a statement on COVID-19 Announcing Institution
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Europe has banned neonicotinoid insecticides. Action is needed in Africa too The Conversation published an article about 'Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture' Announcing Institution
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The Australian Academy of Science’s President draws attention to bushfires Prof. Shine sent a letter to IAP Member Academies Announcing Institution
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Global academy network stands up for tropical forests IAP outlines a set of measures to protect forests and fight climate change in response to the ongoing global crisis surrounding deforestation and forest burning Announcing Institution
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Global Sustainable Development Report Call for Nominations: deadline is 20 December Nominations must be made through your governments Announcing Institution
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Online survey on diverse and inclusive research in 14 languages RRING project is a research study with UNESCO and AAAS as partners Announcing Institution
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Globalization of Traditional Chinese Medicine: what are the issues for ensuring evidence‐based diagnosis and therapy? An EASAC commentary article on the Journal of Internal Medicine Announcing Institution
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Academies warn against unregulated use of Traditional Chinese Medicine The European Academies of Science and Medicine call for evidence-based diagnosis and therapy Announcing Institution
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IPCC Working Group II Contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report 'Climate Change 2021: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability' will be available for Expert Review until 13 December 2019 Announcing Institution
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New IAP-Policy Co-Chair Announcing Institution
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Online conferences: provide early input to the scoping process of the IPBES nexus and transformative change assessments. These online conferences are intended to give Governments and other stakeholders an opportunity to provide early input to the scoping process in order to increase the policy-relevance of the scoping reports. Announcing Institution